I know this is a family blog and all… but after having just pushed the button on Thunderbird 18.104.22.168/1.0.8 and Suite 1.7.13 bits, please to be forgiving me for feeling the need to quote one of my favorite movies right about now: Bon voyage, mother!#$%er. You. Were. Good. I’m going to the hotel. I’m gonna Read More
One of the surprisingly common reports we get in #build are missing build reports: “The builds in latest-foobranch are five days old! Double-ewe-tee-eff!?” Like a partner in a dysfunctional marriage, Tinderbox is an enabler of this bad behavior because after a certain amount of time, it just drops builds that haven’t reported in without letting Read More
22.214.171.124 (and 1.0.8, if you’re nostalgic like that) released today! One of the big announcements for 126.96.36.199 is the addition of Macintosh Universal Binary builds, including all the standard locales. A lot of people (Mark and Josh especially) worked really hard to get universal builds into 188.8.131.52. I only did a minimal amount of work Read More
From the “Happy Easter”-department, LJ shmivejournal answers the age old question: what happens if I make a cake with… Cadburry Eggs? Deliciousness!
I haven’t had a chance to blog about some of the (interesting and helpful, I think) changes that have been going on in the Mozilla build/release world… been too busy pulling all-nighters trying to get the 1.5.0.x releases out the door. One of the cooler (and almost-complete) changes going on with the Build Farm has Read More
In an attempt to reduce the number of bits that need to be mirrored and stored, I”m proposing moving a (relatively?) large set of (old) bits from the ftp.mozilla.org mirror farm to archive. If there are any comments or questions on doing this, please speak up in the bug.
I’m really excited to announce that we can now finally stop snickering at the term Build “Team.” Join me in welcoming the newest addition to the Build crew: Rob Helmer! He’s done a lot of open source work, including work on revision control system visualization tools and a Ruby-based pluggable webserver module. We’re really excited Read More